Ligand

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Fiona Latifi 1A
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Ligand

Postby Fiona Latifi 1A » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:02 pm

What is the definition of a ligand?

Ethan Lam 4A
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Re: Ligand

Postby Ethan Lam 4A » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:04 pm

The definition of a ligand is a molecule that is bonded with a metal to form a coordination compound.

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Re: Ligand

Postby charleejohnson1L » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:07 pm

Google says that a ligand is an ion or molecule that binds to a central metal atom to form a coordination complex, but in actual english, a ligand is just like, a smaller atom that binds to a larger atom or molecule.

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Re: Ligand

Postby Nikki Razal 1L » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:25 pm

In the book, a ligand refers to "A group attached to the central metal ion in a complex"

Maddie
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Re: Ligand

Postby Maddie » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:47 pm

Does it have anything to do with transition metals?


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